Saturday, February 20, 2010

Card of the Week

One of the "cardmaker" blogs I visit on a regular basis is Paper Cutting Kind of Day.  It's Linda's blog and she makes some amazing cards.  What I like best, is that she explains what she does and shares some of her favorite techniques and products.  Plus, she most graciously answers my questions.  I learn something every time I visit.  Without knowing it,she frequently sends me to the store to pick up some other card making tool.  I can't help it, I just love what she does and then I want to do it too.

She makes cards for Pink Persimmon and they are having a sketch this week and since it's on Linda's blog I really must submit a card.

Here is the sketch:














And here is my interpretation:

It's also Dr. GaGa's Birthday card.  (See, he was walking around the office the other week singing a Lady GaGa song....and the next thing you know, he has a new nickname. You got to love that about him.)

Thanks Linda for hosting this fun sketch.

8 comments:

  1. I love what you did with the sketch and the way you linked it is perfect! What would us scrappers and cardmakers do if we didn't encourage and enable each other!!!

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  2. oh, that's fun that you guys start with a sketch and interpret! The card is lovely! I can't tell, but is it actually stiched around the edges or made to look it?

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  3. Wendy,

    It's just made to look like its stitched. I use a white pen to make the stitching marks. Some cardmakers do use sewing machines on their cards. I don't have a sewing machine so I fake it. It's actually a technique I learned kwernerdesign blog. She does videos on her cards and I learn a lot from her too.

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  4. Beautiful card!

    Do you visit Yogi's blog? She, too, is most generous with her "how-to's". Go by if you haven't- I think you'll like it!
    http://yogiemp.blogspot.com/

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  5. I am always looking for new inspiration to make cards. Thanks..I will check out this site.
    Cute card btw!

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  6. I wondered about the stitching, too. Dr. GaGa must have been pleased with the card...it's very nice.

    donna

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  7. Donna,
    He hasn't gotten the card yet. We are celebrating all the February B-days on Sunday with a Pancake Breakfast.

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  8. Did you get my email, you are the winner of the Pink Persimmon stamps from the sketch challenge. I need your snail mail!!!

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